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    John H. Wheeler papers, 1825-1882 Historian, diplomat, and public official. Diaries, correspondence, writings, and scrapbooks relating to Wheeler’s career and social activities.
    • Contributor: Wheeler, John H. (John Hill) - Wheeler, John H.
    • Date: 1825
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    Frederick Dixon papers, 1897-1923 Newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed material relating primarily to Dixon's work as editor of the Christian Science Monitor. Chiefly correspondence between Dixon and Charles D. Warner, head of the Monitor's Washington bureau, relating to such topics as the use of submarines and the English blockade during World War I, establishment of a home for Jews in Palestine, Mary Baker Eddy, and various controversies...
    • Contributor: Dixon, Frederick
    • Date: 1897
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    Elizur Wright papers, 1793-1935 Reformer, publisher, and actuary. Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten transcripts of writings, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wright’s involvement in the antislavery movement and to his work as an actuary and as an author and translator.
    • Contributor: Wright, Elizur
    • Date: 1793
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    Hale family papers, 1698-1916 Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.
    • Date: 1698
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    Wiley Rutledge papers, 1912-1984 Educator, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, family papers, court files, academic files, speeches and writings, and others papers documenting Rutledge's career as professor and dean of the State University of Iowa College of Law (1935-1939), associate justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1939-1943), and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1943-1949).
    • Contributor: Rutledge, Wiley
    • Date: 1912
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    Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941 Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T....
    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Date: 1757
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    William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917 United States secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. Principally bound volumes of correspondence documenting Chandler's activities as assistant secretary of the treasury, 1865-1867, secretary of the navy, 1882-1885, United States Senator from New Hampshire, 1887-1901, and chairman of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, 1901-1908. Includes material reflecting Chandler's prominence in the Republican Party and his role in the presidential campaigns...
    • Contributor: Chandler, William E. (William Eaton) - Chandler, William E.
    • Date: 1863
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    William Dudley Foulke papers, circa 1470-1952 Lawyer, public official, and author from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, journals, copybook, speeches, writings, notes, legal papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers, including a late fifteenth century fragment of the Tristram Saga obtained by Arthur Middleton Reeves on a trip to Iceland. The bulk of the collection consists of Foulke's correspondence reflecting his literary career and public service, including letters from Theodore Roosevelt discussing...
    • Contributor: Foulke, William Dudley
    • Date: 1470
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    Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900 Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics,...
    • Contributor: Webster, Daniel
    • Date: 1800
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    Henry Brandon papers, 1939-1994 Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. Documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with...
    • Contributor: Brandon, Henry
    • Date: 1939
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    Carl Schurz papers, 1842-1983 United States cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Army officer, journalist, and reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks pertaining to Liberal Republicanism, tariff reduction, civil service reform, anti-imperialism, election campaigns, and the administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes in which Schurz served as secretary of the interior.
    • Contributor: Schurz, Carl
    • Date: 1842
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    Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933 United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of...
    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens) - Dawes, Henry L.
    • Date: 1833
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    Howard S. Liebengood papers, 1950-1982 Lawyer and United States Senate sergeant at arms. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, reports, legislative proposals, research files, notebooks, travel materials, campaign materials, financial and legal papers, Senate floor statements, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Liebengood's service on the minority staff of the United States Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, as minority staff director of the United States Senate...
    • Contributor: Liebengood, Howard S. (Howard Scholey) - Liebengood, Howard S.
    • Date: 1950
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    Dmitriĭ Antonovich Volkogonov papers, 1887-1995 Military historian, member of the Russian parliament, and advisor to the president of the Russian Federation. Copies of correspondence, memoranda, articles, texts of speeches, interviews, personal testimonies, investigative and other reports, official protocols, directives, resolutions, schedules, logs, inventories of archival material, printed material, film scenarios, and photographs reproduced from records in thirteen Russian archives as well as the originals of some of Volkogonov's personal...
    • Contributor: Volkogonov, Dmitriĭ Antonovich
    • Date: 1887
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    E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879 Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).
    • Contributor: O'Callaghan, E. (Edmund Bailey) - O'Callaghan, E.
    • Date: 1830
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    William R. Day papers, 1820-1923 Lawyer, U. S. secretary of state, U. S. supreme court justice, and U.S. Court of Appeals judge. Correspondence, memoranda, financial papers, scrapbooks, reports, minutes, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to personal matters but also touching on foreign affairs, political patronage requests, legal matters, Day’s relationship with William McKinley, and his activities as secretary of state, Supreme Court justice, and president of the...
    • Contributor: Day, William R. (William Rufus) - Day, William R.
    • Date: 1820
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    James A. Farley papers, 1790-1976 Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.
    • Contributor: Farley, James A. (James Aloysius) - Farley, James A.
    • Date: 1790
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    Zachariah Chandler papers, 1854-1899 Secretary of the interior and senator from Michigan. Correspondence, principally letters received, only a few dating after 1879, relating chiefly to the politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Reflects the views of the antislavery element of the Republican Party when Chandler was serving on the Republican Congressional Committee and the Joint Committee on the Conduct of War and as chairman of the Committee...
    • Contributor: Chandler, Zachariah
    • Date: 1854
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    Zachary Taylor papers, Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate papers, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency; his service as a U.S. Army officer, especially in the 2nd Seminole Indian War; settlement of his estate; and management of his plantations. Includes papers pertaining to his son, Richard Taylor, and to Richard's Louisiana plantation. Correspondents include John M. Clayton, George Washington Crawford, John J....
    • Contributor: Taylor, Zachary
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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966 Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.
    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Date: 1433
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    Gideon Welles papers, 1777-1911 Secretary of the navy and newspaper editor. Correspondence, diaries, writings, naval records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Welles's work as editor of the Hartford Times; his activities as a member of the Democratic Party and, later, the Republican Party in state and national politics; the role of the navy in the Civil War; and the presidential administrations of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.
    • Contributor: Welles, Gideon
    • Date: 1777
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    William Short papers, 1778-1853 Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.
    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Date: 1778
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    Ronald L. Ziegler papers, 1956-1999 White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and trade association administrator. Correspondence, memoranda, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, briefing material, photographs, family papers, biographical material, calendars and schedules, speeches, writings, telephone logs, printed material, clippings, and other papers documenting chiefly Ziegler's activities in the administration of President Richard M. Nixon.
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis) - Ziegler, Ronald L.
    • Date: 1956
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    Charles Pelot Summerall papers, 1880-1955 Army officer and college president. Correspondence, diaries, reports, speeches, writings, maps, charts, printed matter, memoranda, orders, memorabilia, and photographs concerning Summerall's military and academic career.
    • Contributor: Summerall, Charles Pelot
    • Date: 1880
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    Abraham Ribicoff papers, 1927-1981 Jurist, secretary of health, education and welfare, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press material, voting records, statements, congressional testimony, printed matter, scrapbooks, other administrative and legislative matter, and miscellaneous material, including microfilm of correspondence and scrapbooks, relating chiefly to Ribicoff's senatorial career.
    • Contributor: Ribicoff, Abraham
    • Date: 1927